Having appeared to stabilise in July and August the number of new cases of COVID-19 globally has edged up to new highs in the last fortnight. Europe is seeing a second wave, particularly in Spain and France, but the case rate in the US has fallen.
TFG heard from Kevin Shakespeare, Director of Stakeholder Engagement at the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT), on the significant changes in how exporters and importers trade with the EU come 1st January of 2021 – the end of the transition period.
This article argues that the EU falls short of maintaining ‘mutual solidarity’ and that the stark economic differences between many EU nations leads to conflicting energy policies with Russia.
Economies around the world are now looking to reopening economies in support of generating economic activities, limited by social distancing restrictions.
The European Commission faces a tough challenge when considering its policies regarding competition in the market: It is a fine line between protecting domestic companies that struggle in light of giant companies from abroad and softening antitrust rules that Ms Vestager has to walk as EU competition chief.
TFG heard from the ICC United Kingdom at their annual conference, Bridging the Trade Finance Gap, delivering paperless trade, discussing the changing market and the role of banks in the… read more →
One of the arguments that was repeatedly made during the Brexit campaign was that by leaving the European Union, Britain’s fishing industry would be revitalised as it took back control… read more →
With Western politics becoming increasingly volatile, there is one crucial question to consider: will the European project collapse in the near future? There are a number of events that could… read more →
It is clear with election of Donald Trump in 2016, that the world has potentially entered a new economic era, with electorates possibly voting for populist business policies as a… read more →
Friday, 24th June 2016 marked an historic day for the UK, and the rest of the world, as the results of the UK referendum took centre stage. Britain voted out… read more →
With just 8 days until the UK has its say in the EU Referendum, we’ve aggregated some of the recent views on the implications of Brexit within the trade finance… read more →